Umbraco Jobs

Umbraco Certified Developer Jobs

About the Role

Umbraco is described as one of the “world’s friendliest CMS” platforms and it is the choice of over 400,000 websites for content management. Becoming an Umbraco Certified Developer means developing a sound understanding of Umbraco best practices, and having an ability to implement an Umbraco website from scratch.


Specific responsibilities are often determined by the projects that the Umbraco Developer is working on, however generally speaking:

  • Generate website storyboards into full functional websites with an Umbraco CMS

  • Use efficient, industry standard coding to develop the site

  • Collaborate with the other developers in the team to produce the stakeholders’ vision

  • Test and troubleshoot the website and its applications

  • Test the website for mobile responsiveness issues

  • Fix any bugs that have been flagged by testers or the stakeholders

  • Assist Senior staff in the establishment of overall company practice with regards to web development

  • Have a good understanding of, and work towards the industry best practices

  • Be committed to personal development

Expected Skills & Qualifications

Candidates should express an enthusiasm web development in general, grounded by a solid previous experience managing and developing Umbraco websites. Candidates must be well versed in contemporary coding languages and practices. Exemplary time management skills will help set candidates apart, as with that comes the ability to manage projects and deadlines.

There are a number of core skills required for this role:

  • A strong knowledge of the Umbraco CMS framework with proven experience

  • Write legible HTML5 and CSS to a high standard

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming work

  • Familiar with design patterns and putting them into development practice

  • Experience with the contemporary web application frameworks

  • Good communication skills and troubleshooting techniques


The average salary for an Umbraco Developer in the United Kingdom is currently around £45,000 per year. The beginning salary currently averages at around £30,000 from Junior Developers. Experienced candidates, or those who have been in the position for a number of years, can hope to earn upwards of £60,000 per year. (via PayScale)

Career Progression

Following on from a successful stint as an Umbraco Developer, candidates may wish to progress into Project Management to utilise their industry experience.

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